Obentos (Lido) (CLOSED)

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2A Jiangtai Lu

This venue has closed.

Located just a few storefronts down from Great Leap's equally new branch, the newest eatery from fast-casual concept Obentos provides Lido diners with a refreshingly healthy and convenient option amid its luxe Nuo Center surrounds. Indeed, daytime sees Obentos Lido's light-filled confines regularly filled with a mix of nearby office workers and university students.

The menu stays close to the favourites seen in its previous branches – and with good reason, too. After so many years on Beijing's healthy eating scene, Obentos have their Japanese-inspired menu down pat, serving up a hearty range of bento boxes (the chicken teriyaki is a particular crowd pleaser), smoothie bowls (48RMB), poke bowls, salads and desserts. There's even cocktails, wine, sake and beer for those feeling less virtuous.

Beyond its casual, brunch-like bites, what makes Obentos a particular stand-out is its wealth of vegetarian and vegan options. Have specific dietary requirements? The menu comes with a handy guide listing which dishes are low fat, high protein, vegetarian, gluten-free, low carb, vegan and more. Bento boxes also offer the option of white, brown or vegetable rice, or coleslaw salad. So something for everyone, really.
Venue name: Obentos (Lido) (CLOSED)
Opening hours: 8am-10pm Mon-Fri; 9.30am-10pm Sat-Sun
English address: First floor, Nuo Center, 2A Jiangtai Lu, Chaoyang district
Chinese address: 北京市朝阳区将台路甲2号院诺金中心一层
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